72 Year Old Newton Woman Accused of Fatally Abandoning Her Cat

A 72 year old Newton woman has been arrested for leaving her cat behind when she abandoned an apartment two months ago. Carol Suzanne Anderson is charged with Abandonment of a cat resulting in death. Managers of East Town Apartments in the 400-block of East 8th Street South called Newton Community Service officers December 5th, after they found a dead cat inside Anderson’s apartment. The arrest report states the apartment managers said Anderson left in October, leaving all her belongings and the cat in the apartment…and made no arrangements to care for the animal. Anderson has a court hearing set for next Wednesday December 27th.